French Minor

Program Requirements

1. The French and Italian Department requires a minimum of nine minor hours to be taken in residence at BYU for this minor program. These hours may also go toward BYU’s 30-hour residency requirement for graduation. This minor requires 18-33* credit hours.

2. Complete the following prerequisites (or equivalent):

FREN 101: First-Year French, Part 1. (4:5:2)

FREN 102: First-Year French, Part 1. (4:5:2)

FREN 201: Intermediate French, Part 1. (4:5:2)

FREN 202: Intermediate French, Part 2. (3:3:1)


3. Complete the following core courses:

FREN 321: Advanced French, Part 1. (3:3:1)

FREN 322: Advanced French, Part 2. (3:3:1)

FREN 340: Introduction to Literary Analysis. (3:3:0)


4. Complete two courses from the following:

FREN 361: French Civilization from the Beginning to 1715. (3:3:0)

FREN 362: French Civilization from 1715 to the Present. (3:3:0)

FREN 363: Contemporary French Civilization. (3:3:0)


5. Complete one course from the following:

BUS M 596R: Business French. (3:3:0)

FREN 431: Introduction to French Linguistics. (3:3:0)

FREN 432: History of French. (3:3:0)

FREN 445: Advanced Francophone Culture. (3:3:0)

FREN 452R: Studies in Period, Movement, and Theme. (3:3:0)

FREN453R: Studies in Genre. (3:3:0)

FREN 454R: Studies in Author. (3:3:0)

FREN 455R: Studies in Literary Theory. (3:3:0)

FREN 456R: Francophone Studies. (3:3:0)

FREN 457R: Studies in French Culture. (3:3:0)

FREN 490R: Individual Study in French. (1-3:ARR:ARR)

*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements.